The Indian version of the most awaited battle royale game – PUBG, named Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI), is now available for beta testers as a part of the early access program.
It is available to users who had pre-registered. However, the Indian parent company of the game- Krafton has revealed that it is available to only selected users who join as beta testers. More than 20 million users had pre-registered for the game after the registrations went live from 18th May.
The game is currently available to a handful of people as the game is not officially launched for public users. However, if you are eager to get your hands on the BGMI and want to play it right now, you can do so. Worry not, we got you covered here.
In this article, we are going to tell step-by-step how you can download the game from Google Play Store and enjoy the day.
We all know that Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI) is the same game known as PUBG MOBILE, however, with an Indian touch. There have been some minor modifications in the game made accordingly and also users are made more aware of the time spent on the game through various pop-up alerts. But first, let’s hop on how you can install and play the game yourself and find out the differences.
How to become BGMI Beta tester
If you had pre-registered for the game on Play Store, then you just have to go and register yourself as a BGMI beta tester. You can head over to the beta register page by clicking here or going to the URL given below-
After registering yourself as a Beta tester, you will see something like this-
How to download BGMI from Play Store
It says that now you can simply download the game from the Google Play Store. It also tells that you can leave the Beta testing program anytime and switch to the public version of the game when it’s available.
After you have registered yourself as a Beta Tester, head over to the Google Play Store and search the game as Battlegrounds Mobile India or simply, BGMI. Now, you will see that you have the option to download the game.
The size of the game is about 610 MB on the Play Store. However, after installation, once you open the game, it requires at least an additional 600 MB – 700MB for downloading the game resources and start the game. If you wish to download all the resource packages and skins, then much more data would be required.
One important feature you get in the beta version of the BGMI as of now is that you can log in with the same account you had in PUBG and all your data will be restored along with purchases, skins and rank-tier. However, it is not sure if it will be available in the main release of the game. But, obviously, the hopes are high after this first step.
How to remove BGMI Beta tester
Now, suppose you are playing the game as a Beta Tester. What about when the BGMI game is officially launched and available publicly. Well, worry not as you can play that too easily. On the Beta Registration page, Krafton and Google Play Store have mentioned clearly that you can opt out of the Beta program anytime.
You just have to uninstall the testing version of the game and then, simply install the public version of the BGMI from Google Play Store. However, as a side note, it has been mentioned that it may take few hours before you can download the public version from Google Play Store after the uninstallation of the testing version.
We will keep you updated regarding any major developments. Till then, become a Beta tester and enjoy the game!